Ofcom has provisionally found that Royal Mail breached competition law with the price increases competitor Whistl complained to the regulator about last year. The complaint was lodged by Whistl in January 2014, when the then-TNT Post accused Royal Mail’s price changes to its access services of discriminating against its key competitors in the market. Whistl alleged that Royal Mail was trying to jeopardise its foray into the final mile delivery sector, as it was rolling out a trial of its […]
As the UK inflation rate rose through the year to reach 3.1% in November, the highest in nearly six years, 2017 saw industrial unrest gather momentum in the logistics sector, as drivers demanded increased pay or bridled against company measures to cut costs.
Royal Mail’s share price has continued to climb since conditional trading began on the London Stock Exchange on Friday (11 October).
Royal Mail has called the threat of strike action by members of the Communications Workers Union (CWU) “harmful”, ahead of the union’s meeting this week to decide whether a ballot should be held.